Dignitaries from Lindenwood University, the Missouri National Guard, and the City of St. Charles gathered today at the school to showcase the launch of two online degree programs, a Bachelor of Arts in general studies and a Master of Arts in leadership. The programs are designed to meet the needs of military personnel, who often benefit from the flexibility of online courses.
Lindenwood University’s annual Homecoming, Reunion, and Parents’ Weekend is scheduled to take place Oct. 19-20 on the school’s St. Charles campus. The weekend will offer something for everyone through nearly two dozen scheduled activities, sporting events, and gatherings.
Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., has taken a critical step toward adding a new nursing program with the acquisition of the former location of Barat Academy in Dardenne Prairie Thursday, Sept. 27. The university plans to use the site as the base for post-associate degree coursework in nursing it will begin offering next year.
The Lindenwood University School of Business and Entrepreneurship will host a Sport Management Career Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 11, in Harmon Hall's Dunseth Auditorium on the St. Charles campus. The event will provide networking and professional development opportunities to students wishing to pursue careers in the sport and recreation industry.
Donna Baber, JD, has been hired as the Director of Planned Giving at Lindenwood University. In the newly created position, Baber oversees the planning and execution of the university’s planned giving programs through the school’s Institutional Advancement Office.
Lindenwood University has been named to the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools® by Victory Media, a global media entity that supports military personnel through the transition into civilian life. This is the fourth consecutive year Lindenwood has received the honor, which places the school among the top 15 percent of all colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide that are committed to recruiting and retaining military and veteran students.
Robert Singer, PhD, Associate Professor of Accounting at Lindenwood University, has received the Distinguished Research Award from the Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies. He received the honor for co-authoring a paper titled “Goodwill Impairment: A Comparative Country Analysis,” which has been accepted for publication in the Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal.
Vicki Schrader has been hired as grants manager at Lindenwood University. She conducts research, completes applications, and maintains proper reporting procedures for all grants accessed through the school’s Institutional Advancement Office.
Peter Carlos, LUTV Station Manager and Associate Professor of Communications at Lindenwood University, has directed a short film titled Gravity that will be featured on Tuesdays throughout September on a local television show called Frames. The series will air on HEC-TV, the area’s largest producer of education, arts, and cultural television programming.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will open its 2012-13 season with Neil LaBute’s romantic comedy-drama The Shape of Things at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 20-22, and at 2 p.m. on Sept. 23 in Lindenwood’s Emerson Black Box Theater. General admission tickets are $10 at the Lindenwood University Box Office.